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can keep you healthy even if you drink too much? exercise might be the answer. lots of people will be interested in that one. >> good good morning, i'm deiah riley. >> ivan and janelle are in with a look at weather and traffic before you head out the door. >> any problems out there? >> just one minor one before you get onto the sunshine sky way. >> oh, yes, and that's always an issue, right? upper 60s up to the north and nice and cool here. i just went into the for a little espresso and forgot my jacket. it's not casual friday or anything. the bus stop will be dry. it's mostly dry unless you under manatee, sebring, those are the areas that may have showers. by tomorrow, that will change, though, heading into the
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worry about. there is a wave in africa. titan doppler looks good. hour by hour forecast will jump ten degrees in three hours. the rain chances are about 20% for showers and storms. so i think we'll be in good shape for today and back to more typical weather heading into tomorrow and the weekend. janelle? >> i heard sky way. hopefully it's open. >> not bad at all. if you are heading to the sky way heading you will see flashing lights. we have a crash off to the side not causing any problems here. just before you get onto the sunshine sky way, doesn't look like it's affecting traffic at all. just nine minutes from toll booth to toll booth. no crashes or breakdowns. injure drive from wesley chap toll i-4 on 275 looking great
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68 is the average speed on i- 75. this isn't going to last very long. i'll keep you posted throughout the morning. rodney? this morning, we expect to hear from lakeland law enforcement after a shoot-out between a convicted felon and deputies. ashley yore is live at the polk county sheriff's office. thankfully, deputies were hurt in this. that's really lucky because the sheriff says this man tried to kill officers from four different secureis dictions. take a look at this damage. you can see multiple bullet holes. francis perry fired multiple times at the drug task force when they pulled him over for trafficking meth. deputies never knew what was about to happen until bullets
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>> the windows were blacked out. we could not see into the vehicle at all. as the officers and deputy walked up to the car, he started shooting. when he started shooting, we started shooting. >> reporter: francis perry served a year and a half in prison for meth and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. he just got out six months ago. the sheriff says they recovered a large amount of meth and a gun from the car. we expect to get an update from the sheriff later on this morning both about perry's condition and the investigation that led to that shoot-out that happened last night. for now, reporting live, i'm ashley yore, abc action news. take a look at these pictures over my shoulder. that is an 18-month-old with more than a dozen bite marks after an incident at a bradenton day care. now the employees who were supposed to be supervising the
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charges. "the herald" says the employee could be charged with child neglect. dcf is investigating a licensing investigation. amanda showed her toddler with bite marks on his face, back, leg, and arm. manatee deputies have not released surveillance but she says she's seen it. it took 15 minutes for a teacher to help her son. >> rare is someone to come rescue or comfort my son. >> reporter: we found out the teacher has been fired. we also did digging and found out two other complaints at the center where kids were left alone, including an infant. hillsborough deputies are looking for this guy, the robber with his face covered. surveillance photos show him with a gun on monday. if you know who this guy is or have any information, you could
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over -- start going through the wreckage. this helicopter crashed tuesday in palm bay. one piece of equipment had recently been repaired and the chopper was on a test flight. nobody reported seeing any control issues in the minutes leading up to the crash. the chopper burst into flames after crashing. it turns out hitting the bottle may not be so bad but that's if you also is it the gym, according to new research. researchers followed thousands of people in england and scotland. they looked at their drinking and exercise habits and how many of them died over the course of the study. heavy drinking, anything over eight drinks a week for women or 21 for men raised the risk of dying except for people who exercised. that seemed to cancel out the effect of too much booze entirely. exercise can also save you money. the journal of the american
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less money on medical bills every year. people with heart disease who work out on a regular basis show had the most dramatic results saving $2500 a year. in democracy 2016, both hillary clinton and donald trump are waiting to see how voters respond to their performance in last night's nbc news national security presidential forum. somebody in the audience asked donald trump what he would do to stop the thousands of sexual assaults that go unreported the military. >> right now, part of the problem is nobody gets prosecuted. the gentleman can tell you, you have the report of rape and nobody gets prosecuted. there are no consequences. when you have somebody that does something so evil, so bad as that, there has to be consequence to that person. you have to go after that person. >> clinton was grilled during the forum on her e-mail server and was asked what she would do to protect americans from
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>> we have to defeat isis. that is my highest counterterrorism goal. they are not going to get ground troops. we are not putting ground troops into iraq ever again, and we're not putting ground troops into syria. we're going to defeat isis without committing american ground troops. >> hillary clinton also reiterated last night her vote in 2002 to send iraq was a mistake. the republican national committee chairman criticizing clinton on twitter for never smiling, writing she was "angry and defensive the entire time." that comment drew quick condemnation, which tweeted "that's just what taking the office of president seriously looks like." that tweet has since been deleted. a louisiana teen who will vote in her first presidential election this year wanted to
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birthday party but when she tried to order a cake with with trump 2016, on employee in albertsons says she couldn't make the cake. she posted about it in facebook. the grocery store claims the employee was confused about the store's copyright policy. there is a warrant out for one presidential candidate's arrest. green party candidate jill stein is wanted for trespass and criminal mischief. authorities in north dakota say she spray painted construction equipment during a protest against a pipeline. now a spokeswoman says she spray painted the words "i approve this message" on a bulldozer. take a look. police in south florida caught a monster gator. this 11 foot gator weighed 450 pounds. police officers along with
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gator. florida fish and wild-will now decide what to do with it. farther north, mart a trapper -- a trapper caught one that was near children. a diversity career fair will be at the holiday inn west shore in tampa from 10:30 until 2:30. it's hosted by the web site which just launched on labor day. companies at today's events include the hillsborough sheriff's office and busch gardens. job locations include hillsborough, pasco, and hernando counties. a health advisory is in place for two tampa beaches because of high bacteria levels. the health department is warning you to stay out of the water at davis island beach. both beaches had tested positive for a bacteria that
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and rashes. officials will take more samples on monday to seep if the water is safe. speaking of water, you know this is lovely here. a gorgeous shot here. we'll have a lot of these over the next couple of days. there are limited rain chances with only 20% coverage. it doubles starting tomorrow. we'll talk more about that when i see you in a couple of minutes. still to come, a thief steals 3 million from a musician's tour bus but a relatively minor crime that got him caught. >> india takes the stand and strict new rules for surrogates and how it affects couples all
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welcome back. if you feel like you are spending a lot on your car, you are certainly not alone. americans are borrowing more money than ever before to buy cars. now the scanning car lones from april to june. what's worse, many are not paying back the loans on time. the indian government is unveiling a plan to ban commercial pregnancy. they say it protects a system where the poorest women are paid to carry babies for the wealthiest international couples. the couple would have to be from india and vuitton married
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surrogate. right now, india is a surrogacy hub and couples all over the world pay to have women carry their babies. it is a $2.3 billion a year industry. interesting. >> if you have outdoor plans, we're looking good. in fact, dry for the last couple of days. in this time of year, woo usually get a few afternoon thunderstorms. i think we have much across the area. the bonus here has been seeing the upper 60s across the nature coast. we started the week in the mid- 60s. that's the dry air. lower dew point allows the temperatures to fall back. it has done so nicely. brooksville, crystal river with the temperatures in the upper 06s. the afternoon showers will fire
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widespread. i'm thinking 20%. then we'll get back to where we should have been all week without the dry air. afternoon thunderstorms. the tropics remain quiet right now. if you go a little farther east, the streamers will continue to be the case throughout the day. dry air from tampa to the north and south. a little more moisture to work with. as the heating of commences, the showers tend to have a better environment to develop unlike farther north. once again, south of polk and heading into bradentonton even now, hillsborough getting in on 20% carver often as far -- coverage as far as showers. we do get more moisture heading into the weekend 40% coverage. 60% is what we're thinking as far as the national hurricane
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to the north. the environment here has been hostile for any waves to develop. 91 with the afternoon showers and storms to the south otherwise the extended forecast will double the rain coverage. we'll keep it that way so you can plan ahead. are low 90s despite the cooler start with the0s. we flashing lights are never good. >> ivan always gets the sneak peek on what's going on behind me. an ambulance has arrived on the scene of a crash i told you about earlier. this is 275 southbound. looks like we now have emergency vehicles on the scene. the good news here, traffic is light so we're not seeing any backups. you can see traffic is in the green leading right up to this
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up to speed, also in both directions. this was the tampa side of the courtney cause way. less than ten minutes across all throw bridges. the drive is still in the green. 21 minutes from the lakeland area into downtown. see ya. it is 5:48 right now. swimmer ryan lochte is now suspended from team months. the punishment was handed down late yesterday for his involvement in a gas station robbery he admitted to exaggerating. lochte has since apologized. he will be on "dancing with the stars." a drink concert in arizona sparks an investigation after
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drake was performing and someone broke into his tour bus. a man was arrested after he was caught trespassing on a nearby college campus. all of drake's stuff was recovered. he was performing his phoenix stop at the time. king now faces trespassing and theft charges. the london bridge isn't falling down, but another london landmark might be closing soon. the houses of urgent repairs. the committee is expected to recommend that they vacate for six years. the houses of parliament need $4 billion worth of work. the problemsp request include leaky ceilings and rotting stone work. they also have aging wiring throughout the building. there are reports that if the building wasn't historically important, it would have been a no-brainer to simply tear it down.
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new business now. the coffee joint says the focus on content creation will offer text, video, and podcasts. an unusual new patient is helping students learn through trial and error. >> you're almost there. [screaming ] just gave birth. she can speak and experience realistic symptoms. you can get a feel of the real birth without any of the danger. she can simulate last-minute complications but cannot sim lawsuit pain. we'll show you video of supporting a cheerleader with cancer that has been viewed millions of times already. >> plus this. a man tries to run into a burning home to save his cat
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the rain chances are south of i-4. increasing the rain chances coming up in the next few days when i see you in a couple of minutes. six minutes until 6:00 right now. a family near des moines iowa is thanking firefighters for reviving a cat. >> the homeowners returned home to find their house completely on fire. the family tried to run inside to rescue the cat named cleo, but the flames were intense. when firefighters arrived, they found cleo unresponsive surrounded by thick black smoke. firefighters found her, took her outside and put an oxygen mask on her face. it took 30 minutes before firefighters revibed cleo. >> i'm really thankful. you can't put into words really what they did for us.
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of medicine. vets hope to release her after a few days. the fire started in the dining room. no one else was injured. one football team showed its support for a cheerleader with cancer without saying one word. >> all 57 members of the team laid an orange rose at her feet. orange is the color of leukemia awareness. >> ladies and gentlemen -- >> you can overwhelmed. ashley was diagnosed with lieu keep ya in early august. -- leukemia in early august. they wanted to let her know that the team was there to support her. they got together and surprised her with the flowers. she didn't want to be interviewed but posted that she was speechless. the video has been viewed more than 5 million times. >> gives you chills.
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set to start at 9:00 at the quaker steak and lube in clearwater on 49th street north of lake boulevard. police will escort the riders as they make stops in schools and businesses allowing people to thank veterans for all of their service. it's meant to get you out and active. bay area families facing a multi-million dollar cleanup. two options one county is considering to avoid this in the future. >> first, staying in the polk county drug task force pulling the suspect over before he
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hurricane hermine. for some, it is just the beginning. i'm lindsay logue with flood waters still a big problem. >> plus, break-ins at three different businesses in hillsborough county. one leaves an employee seriously injured. the surveillance video authorities want you to see hoping you can crack the cases. good morning. thanks for waking up with us. i'm deiah riley. >> i'm rodney dunningan in for dan let's get to the commute. >> reporter: nothing's really slowing you down. >> and i think weather-weis, nice day setting up with limited storm coverage. still mesmerized by the upper 60s. as you wake up, a lot and we are at 78 in st. pete. 74 in tampa.
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we've been talking about this dry air now for some tile. it has really stuck around. there is the line, and generally speaking, south is where we see the orange there is where we have more coverage for today. 20% chance of showers and storms. the farther north you go along i-4, the drier the air will be. i think it won't rain certainly across the nature coast. we'll talk more about that in a few minutes. first, let's check in with janelle for the thursday morning commute. >> reporter: most of us will have a smooth ride. we do have flashing lights opinion this is i-275 right at 54th avenue south just before you get onto the sunshine sky way. looks like we have an ambulance on site. so one lane blocked with the traffic very light this time of


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